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Academic Calendar

Registrar Academic Calendar (updated October 19, 2016)

For Undergraduate, Braniff Graduate School, and Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry

Fall 2016

August 1: Online registration and verification opens for continuing students.

August 12-14: Utility shutdown beginning at Noon on Friday, August 12th.

August 17: Faculty Day; Grades due for Braniff students for removal of incompletes from spring and summer semesters.

August 19-23: Undergraduate orientation.

August 22-25: Registration for undergrads and Braniff graduate students. Add/drop during this period.

August 24: Fall semester classes begin (undergraduate, Braniff, & Neuhoff School of Ministry).

August 30: Online registration ends at 11:59 a.m.

August 31: August conferral of degrees (undergraduate, Braniff, & Neuhoff School of Ministry).

September 2: Last day course may be added (signature of department chair and course instructor required after August 30th); last day to drop without record (does not apply if withdrawing; see withdrawal policy).

September 5: Labor Day Break

September 8: Last day to file "Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information." See Registrar's Office for details. Last day to verify.

September 21: Grades due for undergraduates for removal of incompletes from spring and summer.*

September 27: Last day to change course registration from credit to audit.

September 29: Deadline for filing application for graduation in December (undergraduate, Braniff, & Neuhoff School of Ministry).

October 14: Fall Reading Day. No undergraduate, Braniff or Neuhoff School of Ministry classes.

October 17-21: Midsemester examination period.

October 24: Midsemester grades due.

October 28: Last day to withdraw from classes (undergraduate, Braniff, & Neuhoff School of Ministry)

October 31-December 16: Advising and Early Registration for Spring 2017.

November 21-25: Thanksgiving Break.

November 28: Classes resume.

December 7: Classes end in main Fall session (undergraduate, Braniff, & Neuhoff School of Ministry)

December 9-14: Friday-Wednesday. Final Exams; last exam will end by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

December 16: Last day for online early registration.

December 21: Grades due (undergraduate, Braniff, & Neuhoff School of Ministry)

December 23-26: University offices closed.

Interterm Session of Fall 2016

December 27: Interterm classes begin. Classes meet two Saturdays, December 31 and January 7.

January 2: University closed. No classes.

January 13: Interterm classes end. Grades due Jan 16.

* Excluding students with earlier deadlines under academic discipline policies. 

Spring 2017

January 9-24: Registration for Spring. Verification and drop/add for continuing students.

January 13: Rome students depart. (tentative) Braniff deadline for Fall 2016 Incomplete grades. 

January 18: Spring semester classes begin.

January 24: Final registration day.

January 27: Last day course may be added (permission of course instructor required after January 24); last day course may be dropped without record (see withdrawal policy for drops after this date).

January 31: Final day to verify Spring registration.

February 15: Incomplete deadline for undergraduates (excluding students with earlier deadlines under academic discipline policies).

February 28: Students graduating in May measure for regalia.

March 1: Students graduating in May measure for regalia.

March 6-10: Undergraduate midsemester period.

March 11-19: Spring Break begins at the close of classes, Friday, March 10.

March 20: Midsemester grades due; classes resume at 8:00 a.m.

March 31: Last day to withdraw from classes.

April 3-May11: Counseling and early registration for Fall semester.

April 13-17: Easter Break.

April 14: Good Friday; University closed.

May 2: Rome students return. (tentative)

May 3: Pickup regalia for convocation and commencement Noon -3:00 p.m.

May 4: Convocation honoring seniors, 3:30 p.m. Pickup regalia by 2:30 p.m. Last day of instruction.

May 6: Final Examinations begin.

May 10: Rome students return.

May 11: Final Examinations end. Grades must be turned in for May graduates by Noon. Last day for Fall semester online registration. Official close of the semester.

May 13: Baccalaureate Mass at 6:00 p.m. followed by President's Reception.

May 14: Commencement, 9:00 a.m.

May 16: All remaining Spring sgrades due in Registrar's Office. Mayterm begins.

Mayterm & Summer 2017

May 16-June 2: Mayterm - classes also meet Saturdays, May 20 and May 27. Final grades due Monday, June 5.

May 29: Memorial Day, university closed - no classes meet.

June 3-July 15: Summer Rome Program

June 5-July 7: Summer Session I - grades due Monday, July 10.

July 4: Independence Day observed; university closed - no classes meet.

July 10-August 11: Summer Session II - grades due Monday, August 14.

August 31: August conferral of degrees for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

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